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Thread #45279   Message #668912
Posted By: ard mhacha
14-Mar-02 - 06:52 AM
Thread Name: BS: St Patrick`s Day Cards
Subject: RE: BS: St Patrick`s Day Cards
So Leprechaun, obviously, wasn`t fooled by the inference to the ape-like Irish the good Tory Magazine Punch used to degrade the Irish. This also goes back to the various right wing organisations in the us who made life hell for the the Irish fleeing from the potato famine, they used the same caricatures to degrade them. Undoubtely our wee friends from the Planet of the Apes is a left-over from that time. Ard Mhacha